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Kattis problem Pivot: Incrementally improving the performance of a python script, until nothing makes sense anymore

I have been doing a lot of competitive programming problems on Kattis lately. It is my favourite online judge, and I have been enjoying my climb up the Irish scoreboard in an attempt to regain my former glory of first place. In particular, today I

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My performance at the Student Battle Dev Season 11

I had a lot of fun yesterday evening competing in the 11th edition of the #battledev competition. I hadn't taken part before, but decided it might be worth checking out what competitions happen beyond Ireland's shores, and a French friend recommended this one. The competition

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30 Day Music Challenge: What music I listen to vs. What I think I do

The following image was floating around the internet this month (in varying degrees of blurriness): The goal is to share a song on social media for each day of the month of April matching the respecting description. Being the wannabe music fan I am, I

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Coireacht - Our 3-Hour-ish Hackathon Project at HackYourWayDay

On Friday the 10th of February, myself and my compadre Cian Ruane took part in the HackYourWayDay hackathon in the NDRC that we had seen publicised around the place the previous week. The hackathon was themed around Eircodes, which are Ireland's new controversial postcodes. I'm

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Parsing Project Euler Progress with PyOCR

I do a lot of problems on Project Euler. It is a really cool site full of mathematically-flavoured programming problems that are too difficult for me. My homepage right now keeps some live stats about my progress on Project Euler and some similar sites. Unfortunately,

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